Prime Cyberverse Commander Optimus... Variant?

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Moriarty, Jan 21, 2012.

  1. Moriarty

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    Hello folks,

    I have two Cyberverse Commander Primes. (I wasn't greedy, they were blind-picked!) Same packaging, same serial number, same annoying plastic elastic, everything. Except...they have two different faces.

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    The illustration on the back of the packet shows Prime in a mask, and yet I have one Prime with a mask and one without. Possible variant? Freak factory accident? You decide. :lol 
     
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  2. Sideways77

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    Maskless Prime is scary...
     
  3. Moriarty

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    He glowers at your...erm...well, everything, by the looks of it. That's a mean one right there.
     
  4. Mechafire

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    Maskless Prime looks mad as hell, holy shit
     
  5. lildevilchick

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    I think the one with the mask looks better.

    It's more than likely a variant, but if it is a freak factory accident, then I wanna know how it happened. :lol 
     
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    I'd guess that as with other figures an alternate head is made for each figure and the wrong one was accidentally put on? We know the voyager primes alt head comes without the battlemask so it would make sense this one did too - kind of cool if they're doing that for smaller figures too now though.
     
  7. 03Mach1

    03Mach1 Reason Has No Voice

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    What about the assortment stamp?
     
  8. The F.N.G.

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    Agreed. I personally much prefer my Optimuses to have the faceplate on at all times.

    Mask-less head for a future redeco that was accidentally used in place of the head with the mask?
     
  9. Moriarty

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    Both exactly the same.
     
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    That is quite strange, how often do we see significant mould variations? On a personal note i prefer the faceplate version, the mouth-ified one just looks odd.
     
  11. lildevilchick

    lildevilchick what the doctor ordered

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    That's actually a pretty good possibility. =O
     
  12. Incepticon

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    At first it looked like the mask piece just wasn't applied in error, but those entirely different looking "eyebrows" and chin piece seem to indicate it is indeed a variant. A bad one at that.
     
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    Odd.

    I like the masked version better but this is just damn strange. It's clearly not an incorrectly sculpted piece of plastic since it would probably look a lot more misshapen and the mouth wouldn't have been added on.

    I'm going with the theory that the maskless head is for another version and it got put on this one by mistake.
     
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    Holy crap, I want one. Just one more month, I must have patience...
     
  15. megatroptimus

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    Yes, variant. I don't know why people are overthinking the whole thing...
     
  16. Lazerwave

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    Could be one without him mask.
     
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    Oh snap, I want maskless.
     
  18. Ratchets Hatch

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    Dang. It's only January and not only are they out in the UK, there are freaking variants. Wasn't expecting so many developments this early

    Anyway, I don't care if he has a mask or not. I just want these to start showing up in the U.S. Like right now!
     
  19. TedimusPrime

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    US doesn't even have this toy
    WHY IS THERE NEWS ON VARIANTS?
     
  20. NCStarscream

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    All this Prime news is fantastic. I'm still not all that thrilled with the design of his face without the mask, though.
     

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